WWI U-boats

UB 74

Type UB III
ShipyardVulcan, Hamburg (Werk 98)
Ordered 23 Sep 1916
Launched 13 Sep 1917
Commissioned 24 Oct 1917
Commanders
24 Oct 1917 - 30 Jan 1918 Kptlt. Karl Neureuther
31 Jan 1918 - 26 May 1918 Oblt. Ernst Steindorff (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
Career 4 patrols
6 Jan 1918 - 25 Jan 1918 V Flotilla
25 Jan 1918 - 26 May 1918 Flandern I Flotilla
Successes7 ships sunk with a total of 13,294 tons.
3 ships damaged with a total of 12,817 tons. (View ships hit by UB 74)
Fate 26 May 1918 - Sunk by depth charges from patrol yacht Lorna in Lyme Bay at 5032N 0232W. 35 dead (all hands lost).

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